events

events

GPHA member hotels - Call for nominations is now open!

The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association (GPHA) presents the Stars of the Industry program to honor the hospitality industry for their leadership, commitment and service to their industry and community. The prestigious awards recognize excellent qualities that set the standards for the lodging industry to achieve.   Read More...

Our Philadelphia - The Wonderful Whirl Thru Philly 9/18

Our Philadelphia & The Wonderful Whirl Thru Philly is a fun, educational and interactive scavenger hunt. The event connects Philadelphia attractions, museums, restaurants, and retail stores with the hospitality community who promote Philadelphia to thousands of visitors who ask “What should we see?” & “Where should we eat?   Read More...

The 4:35 Networking Event - Thursday, 9/19 - The Notary Hotel Autograph Collection

GPHA hosts a number of casual networking and happy hour events where members and friends mix and mingle. Events are held at a variety of city venues, so you'll meet new people, see new places, and gain valuable information and insight.   Read More...

GPHA The Heart of Philadelphia & Scholarship Awards Luncheon - Monday, 9/30/2019

Each year the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association honors a person or an organization who has made an impact on the Philadelphia hotel industry with our Heart of Philadelphia Award. This year's honoree is David Marriott, COO - Eastern Region at Marriott International. PHLDiversity will receive the Winds of Change Award and the Michael M. Boyle scholarships are awarded to college and high school seniors pursuing a career in hospitality.  Read More...

Emergency Preparedness - Are You Ready? October 2, 2019

From fires and floods, to active threat or hostage situations, planning ahead speaks trust to your clients and your employees. Planning can serve as an insurance policy aimed at peace of mind. Discussions on maintenance and preventive plans and how that helps you!  Read More...

STOP The Bleed - November 4, 2019

top the Bleed is a national awareness campaign. It is designed to train and equip non-medical audiences to save lives in emergency situations involving serious bleeding until help arrives. Attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion recognized by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.  Read More...

GPHA Softball League

Congratulations to The Union League of Philadelphia; 2019 Softball League Champions second year in a row!

Sofitel Philadelphia wins the 2019 Summer Hotel Olympics-check out the photos

Summer Hotel Olympics will match member hotels against one another in friendly competition in various events. It is a fun day of camaraderie where members come together to meet and compete for the Olympic Cup. The event will take place at FDR Park in South Philadelphia.   Read More...

Alex's Lemonade Stand Weekend June 1- 9, 2019

The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association took part in Alex’s Lemonade Stand Days for the 15th year! Our member hotels hosted a stand outside of their hotel! They served sweet treats to accompany their cups of iced cold lemonade on the hot summer days of June! With over 20 participating member hotels, we managed to raise over $20,000! The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association also took part in CBS3’s 13th Annual Alex Scott’s: A Stand for Hope Telethon, which raised over $7 million. We would like to thank and congratulate all of our participants for another successful year in raising money to fight childhood cancer!”

GPHA Annual Golf Outing - Great outing and great weather!

Join us this spring at RiverCrest Golf Club, Montgomery County's premier golf destination. Bring your foursome and enjoy the fairways with 18-holes paired with ice cold beer, food and all the fixings. RiverCrest Golf Club provides a great course, stunning views and challenging hazards that provide the perfect day for you! check out this years photos>>>  Read More...

Power Meetings and Business Opportunity Event - Check out the photos!

Where can you get decision makers in one room at one time? GPHA Power Meetings & Business Opportunity Event! This event brings members of GPHA together to network, make a connection and begin to build a trusted partnership that’s mutually beneficial.  Read More...